104 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80203


104 Broadway, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80203

Allocation of Parental Responsibility in a Divorce

If I get divorced, can she take my kids?

No. The woman will never be able to take the kids. The issue is parenting time,
decision making, and with whom the children will primarily reside. Colorado is a very
progressive state. The courts are recognizing that men play an extremely important
role in their children's lives. Although more often than not, women are usually
awarded the primary care of the children, men are gaining significant ground and are
getting substantial amounts of parenting time (40-50% of time). Courts also have a
preference for joint decision-making. This means that the parties together make major
decisions concerning the health, education, and religious issues regarding the

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